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Mar 13, 2011 8:00am EDT
what people are talking about this morning. we're getting word from japan that the death toll from friday's earthquake and tsunami could top 10,000 as search teams search remote areas. millions of survivors are struggling to find food and water and the japanese government is struggling to prevent a nuclear cat trophy. >> residents being tested for radiation exposure after an explosion at a nuclear power plant. at least two of them are in jeopardy of melting down. 200,000 people have been evacuated from a 12-mile area. a complete melt down could cause a major health crisis. the plant was damaged by the most powerful earthquake in japanese history and the devastating tsunami that followed. new video shows the brutal power of the tsunami. rescue workers are searching for the missing. large areas remain surrounded by water and are unreachable. dozens of fires burn out of control. millions without water and electricity wait in line for basic necessities while aid from the united states and originations is beginning to arrive, getting to the needy is a huge challenge. many roads are crac
Mar 27, 2011 8:00am EDT
with the latest on the investigation. >> nuclear concerns. why the situation in japan's damaged power plants may have just gotten worse? >>> and a live look outside right now. some places are seeing some rare spring snow flurries to start the morning, so what can we expect for the rest of the day? meteorologist tim williams has our answer. >> i am here live in waverley where the ace hardware store has kicked off rebuild together baltimore. we will tell you about in just a few. eyewitness news is just seconds away. >> this is wj zee tv. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it is wjz, maryland's new station. >> good morning, and welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. i am judy barnett. >> and i am tim williams. temperatures in the 30s this morning. a little light snow activity this morning. if you woke up early this -- really early this morning, you saw heavy, big flakes coming down. very, very dry out right now. that has been to our benefit. right now much of that selectivity has not been able to make it to the ground. it's just kind of si
Mar 12, 2011 6:00am EST
>>> coming up next on eyewitness news, deadly disaster, new concerns of a nuclear meltdown in japan, while that country is still reeling from yesterday's powerful earthquake. >>> many marylanders wait to hear from loved ones in the devastation after the historic earthquake in japan. i'm weijia jiang, hear their story next. >>> game advocates thought 2011 would be their year. we'll explain what is standing in the way of legalizing same-sex marriage. >>> the skies are clear this morning, could we see some warmer weather on the horizon soon? meteorologist tim williams a the answer in his first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> we are getting a look at the scope of the devastation in japan this morning, as a massive rescue effort is underway to find survivors of the disaster that rocked the entire pacific. good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this saturday, i'm gigi barnett. we'll have more on the situation in a moment, but first. >> good morning to you. those pictures and this whole situation is as fascinating as it is horrible. it's one of
Mar 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
in japan. a new call goes out to americans in japan. the move is, get out now. charlie d'agata has more from japan. >> reporter: the nuclear plant in japan is leaking radiation and it's showing up in the food. scientists tested milk and spinach and say it's con dominated. -- contaminated. >> the radiation levels are over the limit. >> reporter: radiation will continue to seep out of the plant until the crews are able to kick start the cooling system. until then, they'll douse it with sea water and hope for the best. with so much uncertainty, the state department offered to evacuate more family members of the u.s. personnel. >> reporter: the elderly bore the brunt of the earthquake last week, unable to flee to highier ground and they're among the most vulnerable. there are a hundred seniors abandoned. this nurse wasn't going to let that happen to the 80 in her care. she hand her staff carried the patients out of their nursing home in the early hours of the crisis. there was no room to think about myself, she said, she said, i had to move them to a safer place. she found hospitals an
Mar 20, 2011 8:00am EDT
progress. crews are cooling down reactors inside a damaged nuclear plant in japan. we'll tell you what is happening now. >>> the first weekend in march madness is winding down. who is advancing and who is going home? >>> and we have made it to spring and the weather has been nice lately. will we see some more sun today? tim williams has the answer in our first morning weather forecast. eyewitness news sunday morning is seconds away. >>> this is wjztv, wjz hd, and baltimore. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. >> i'm tim williams. temperatures are in the 30s this morning. a little chilly. going to be a little cooler today than yesterday. nothing like the 80-degree temperatures we had. there will be a lot of sunshine. calm day, but definitely much chillier. the winds have done a bit of a shift and we do not have those very warm temperatures. our forecast not too bad. we're looking at temperatures starting in the 40s. and that will change as we move through tomorrow with rain on the way, we're going to see an off and on week as far as precipitation is c
Mar 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
tsunami in japan is causing an unusual problem for american automakers. ford motors is telling dealers not to order trucks or suvs in black. they are having difficulty getting the ingredients to make paint from a supplier in japan. ford is also seeing a shortage with three shades of red. the company is moving to get the ingredients from different suppliers. >>> it is that time of year again, the annual cherry blossom festival kicks off today in washington d-c. the event runs from today through april 10th with peak blooming dates predicted from this wednesday to friday. it's been 99 years since japan gave the cherry blossom trees to washington, d.c. and many of the festival events are free. you can go to or something to that effect, view a whole list of things. >> we want to see if we get flurries or a little dusting of snow next to the blossoms. >> and many years something happens weather wise that shortens the lives of those blossoms, but hopefully today will just be, you know, a breeze on through. and the rest of the week will be nice enough that you can go
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